Monufia Governorate

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Menoufia Governorate
Flag of Menoufia Governorate
Official logo of Menoufia Governorate
Monufia Governorate on the map of Egypt
Monufia Governorate on the map of Egypt
Coordinates: 30°31′N 30°59′E / 30.52°N 30.99°E / 30.52; 30.99Coordinates: 30°31′N 30°59′E / 30.52°N 30.99°E / 30.52; 30.99
Country Egypt
SeatShibin El Kom
Area
 • Total2,543.03 km2 (981.87 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2018)
 • Total4,366,000[1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Websitewww.monofeya.gov.eg

Monufia Governorate is one of the governorates of Egypt. The capital city is Shibin El Kom.

The governorate is named after Menouf, an ancient city which was the capital of the governorate until 1826. Other main cities are Quesna, Tala, Bagour, and Ashmoun.

Monufia Governorate is the birthplace of two Egyptian presidents: Anwar Sadat (1918–1981), born in Mit Abu El Kom and Hosni Mubarak (1928-2020), born in Kafr El Meselha.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population Estimates By Governorate ( Urban /Rural ) 1/1/2018". capmas.gov.eg. Archived from the original on 2018-11-02. Retrieved 10 October 2018.